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  • ‘The Weegee Guide to New York’ shows mid-20th century city

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new book of photos by legendary photographer Weegee shows what industrialized, pre-gentrified New York looked like in the mid-20th c ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to ‘destroy’ the plane

    PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and “intentionally” sent the plane full speed into a mountai ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Community reels after 7 perish in deadly house fire

    NEW YORK (AP) — The tightknit Orthodox Jewish New York City community where seven siblings perished in a deadly Sabbath fire was still reeling Sunday ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Obama, Afghan leader to finalize plan for US troop pullout

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomes Afghanistan’s new president to the Oval Office on Tuesday with fraught questions staring them in the face ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

    LONDON — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Jet crashes in Alps with 150 aboard; no survivors expected

    PARIS — A passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-a ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • US counterterrorism strategy in Yemen collapses amid chaos

    WASHINGTON — Once hailed by President Barack Obama as a model for fighting extremism, the U.S. counterterrorism strategy in Yemen has all but collapse ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • US stock indexes start mixed following strong week

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock market indexes are mixed in early trading following a strong performance last week.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Cruz becomes first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    WASHINGTON — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what’s expected to be a rush over the next ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
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